The following open data sets were used:
Cerca Università is a service that aggregates all possible searches regarding university, from graduate courses to funding, from teachers to students, from tenders to statistics (source: Cineca).
The data portal of higher education edited and managed by the Statistical Office of MIUR (Source MIUR).
The National Register of Students (ANS) is an administrative archive listing the students registered in the Italian university system. Through this portal, the MIUR allows for the archive to be consulted in real time, with information on enrolments, registrations and degrees of all universities authorized to issue a university degree (both state and non-state).
CORDIS is the main portal of the European Commission for the results of EU-funded research projects (source: Cordis).